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Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Burrata Cheese

Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Burrata Cheese

Summer Fruit Salad | figsandfeta.comI’ve found a new cheese to love this summer: Burrata – a fresh Italian cheese consisting of mozzarella cheese soaked in heavy cream. It is slightly sweet and milky. Of course this cheese will be delicious on pizza, or in a fresh garden salad, but because of Burrata’s mildly sweet flavor, I decided to substitute this Italian favorite for my usual go-to thick Greek yogurt on top of a fresh fruit salad

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Chai Spiced Banana Muffins

Chai Spiced Banana Muffins made with Greek Yogurt and topped with a Bourbon Glaze

Chai Spiced Banana Muffins | figsandfeta.com

Made with Greek yogurt, these muffins are a solid choice for breakfast or snack time. Topped with a bourbon glaze makes them a little extra special for the adults.


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Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini Peppers

Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini Peppers

Greek-Polenta Stuffed Peppers | figsandfeta.com

Although Feta is the queen of the Grecian cheese hierarchy, Greece produces a wide variety of littler-known hard cheeses as well – such as KasseriKefalotiriMyzithra and the cheese used to make these Greek Polenta Stuffed Mini PeppersKefalograviera.


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Greek Spaghetti Salad

Greek Spaghetti Salad: Flavors of a Greek summer tossed with spaghetti in a lemony-garlic dressing.

Greek Spaghetti Salad | figsandfeta.comIt’s that time of year again. The time we start thinking of cook-outs, picnics and pool parties. All this outdoor play makes us hungry! I think it is only appropriate to kick off my summer with this Greek Spaghetti Salad using basic Greek flavors and ingredients.

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Blueberry, Peach and Raspberry Crumble

Blueberry, Peach and Raspberry Crumble: A Fresh and Simply Delicious Summer-Inspired Dessert.

Blueberry, Peach and Raspberry Crumble | figsandfeta.com

Cobbler or Crumble, or Crisp?    If I had to choose… Crumble or Crisp. For sure. ;) Especially this Blueberry, Peach and Raspberry Crumble served with homemade Cinnamon Whipped Cream


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Blue Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blue Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies to Celebrate Greek Independence Day! Ζήτω η Ελλάδα! Long Live Greece! 

Blue Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies | figsandfeta.com

Last year Figs & Feta celebrated with a  Blue Velvet Cake. This year I’m celebrating with Blue Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies on the dessert table.


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Baklava Bon Bons

Rich and Chewy Baklava Bon Bons made with Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies and Decadent Baklava

Baklava Bon Bon | figsandfeta.com

In my ongoing quest to Greekify everything and everyone, and in my ongoing quest to create new and fun ways to use up the corners and edges of my baklava, I present to you: the Baklava Bon Bon


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Fig and Walnut Oatmeal Squares

Here’s to Healthy Snacking!Fig and Walnut Oatmeal Squares | figsandfeta.comClearly, I have a sweet tooth. And I love blondies, bars, or anything with a butter-brown sugar-oatmeal base. I really love it when I can create healthier versions of my favorite sweets. These Fig and Walnut Oatmeal Squares are made with whole wheat flour, sweetened with brown sugar and dried figs and spiced with cinnamon and cloves. Adding walnuts to this bar adds fiber, protein and heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. I think you’ll find they are a tasty and satisfying healthy snack! 

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Greek Eggs Benedict

Brunch:Greek-ified!

Greek Eggs Benedict and Breakfast Potatoes | figsandfeta.comThe weekend is upon us. Time for some Greek Eggs Benedict and Breakfast Potatoes.

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Coffee-Nutella Swirl Pound Cake

Coffee-Nutella Swirl Pound Cake in Honor of Sacramento’s Speciality Coffee Week

Coffee-Nutella-Pound-Swirl-Pound-Cake | figsandfeta.comI am a coffee lover as well as a lover of Nutella as well as a lover of cake. Therefore, Coffee-Nutella Swirl Pound Cake makes me very, very happy. I thought this was a perfect week to share this simple recipe, as here in Sacramento the local speciality coffee community is celebrating their dedication to quality, ethics and dedication in relations to all things coffee during Speciality Coffee Week.

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